The title says it all. If you have ever been backcountry camping, whether it is canoeing or hiking or however, you have probably come across a thunderbox.  What is that you say? It’s a fancy term for a bathroom in the outdoors.  They are typically a wooden box made from 2 x 4’s with a lid to keep your “seat” dry.

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The Wild Center (Thanksgiving trip Part 2)

On Thanksgiving this year, we decided to head to Lake Placid.  With a 5 hour drive on the way there, we decided to stop at the Wild Center in Tubber Lake to check out their new display, an interactive Wild Walk which is located about 30 feet in the air.  Years ago we had visited this place, and they were just in the process of building this new interactive display.

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